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Beirut’s itinerant singer-songwriter Zach Condon has exhibited a pronounced level of musical wanderlust over the years. Past releases from his indie-folk band showed deep reverence for music from Oaxaca (March of the Zapotec) to Eastern Europe (Gulag Orkestar). Their fifth studio album, Gallipoli, references the seaside Italian town, where Condon […]

Gallipoli – Beirut


  1 Ariana Grande 3:132 Happier (feat. Bastille) Marshmello 3:313 Taki Taki (feat. Cardi B) DJ Snake, Selena Gomez & Ozuna 3:304 This Feeling (feat. Kelsea Ballerini) The Chainsmokers 3:155 Electricity (feat. Diplo, Dua Lipa & Mark Ronson) [Radio Edit] Silk City 3:396 Calvin Harris & Sam Smith 3:327 Body […]

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Before “Despacito” made him a household name globally, Luis Fonsi was already a star. For some two decades, the San Juan native was known as a master balladeer, opening up for Britney Spears and collaborating with generations of chart-dominating artists, including Demi Lovato, Juan Luis Guerra, and members of *NSYNC […]

Luis Fonsi is back with VIDA


EDITORS’ NOTES For their third studio album, the Brooklyn-based alt-pop band traveled to a mountainside studio 20 minutes outside Nashville. The change of scenery is reflected on Seasons: The highs are higher, the mood bright and introspective. “Bring It on Home,” “Neighborhood,” and “Can’t Stop Me Now” feed off the […]

Seasons – American Authors



1 Wolves (Marshmello Intro Edit) [Mixed] Marshmello & Selena Gomez 1:57 2 Poppin (Mixed) Rickyxsan 0:35 3 Gassed Up (Mixed) Jauz & DJ Snake 0:30 4 The Drop (4B & Nvrleft Remix) [Mixed] Gammer 0:42 5 Waiting for Love (Marshmello Remix) [Mixed] Avicii 1:05 6 Check This Out (Mixed) 0:39 […]

Marshmello Fortnite Extended Set (DJ Mix) – Marshmello


For the third edition of the role-playing game Kingdom Hearts, the Japanese singer recruited songwriter Poo Bear (Justin Bieber’s “What Do You Mean?”) and producer Skrillex to collaborate on a new theme song. Versions in English and Japanese are here, both accented by Utada’s emotional performance and Skrillex’s wobbly, skittering […]

Face My Fears – EP – Hikaru Utada



After releasing 2016’s The Colour in Anything, James Blake moved from London to Los Angeles, where he found himself busier than ever. “I’ve been doing a lot of production work, a lot of writing for other people and projects,” he tells Apple Music. “I think the constant process of having […]

Assume Form – James Blake


EDITORS’ NOTES Cody Johnson could’ve jumped to the majors some time ago. Nashville courted the East Texas musician after he amassed a reputation for boisterous concerts and authentic songwriting, both of which he captured across six self-released albums. But Johnson took his time. That makes getting to his major-label debut, […]

Ain’t Nothin’ to It – Cody Johnson



Massachusetts metalcore enthusiasts Unearth formed in 1998 and immediately started rocking, both in and around Boston and on the road. They quickly found a strong following, booking tours with such like-minded acts as the Black Dahlia Murder and Killswitch Engage, and supporting big names like Lamb of God and Slipknot. […]

Extinction(S) – Unearth


Created by S.M. Entertainment, K-pop group NCT (“Neo Culture Technology”) boasts an unlimited number of members that populate multiple “sub-units” based in various international locales like Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, and Bangkok. The original group was composed of members of SM Rookies. The first spinoff, NCT U, was announced in April […]

NCT #127 Regulate – The 1st Album Repackage – NCT 127



Boston’s Lake Street Dive play a rich, genre-bending blend of neo-soul and pop/rock informed by their various jazz, folk, funk, and country influences. The band, comprising singer Rachael Price, drummer Mike Calabrese, bassist Bridget Kearney, and trumpet-playing guitarist Mike “McDuck” Olson, first met and formed at Boston’s New England Conservatory […]

Freak Yourself Out – EP – Lake Street Dive


Mexico’s Thalía is one of the most celebrated singers, songwriters, and actresses in the country’s history. Often referred to as the “Queen of Latin Pop” because of her renown within the Latin pop music scene since the 1980s, she has sold over 25 million records and numerous awards including multiple […]

Valiente – Thalía



So much has been said and written about the Beatles — and their story is so mythic in its sweep — that it’s difficult to summarize their career without restating clichés that have already been digested by tens of millions of rock fans. To start with the obvious, they were […]

The Beatles (White Album) [Super Deluxe] – The Beatles


Muse’s fusion of progressive rock, electronica, and Radiohead-influenced experimentation have helped them sell millions of records and top charts worldwide. It’s all crafted by guitarist/vocalist Matthew Bellamy, bassist Chris Wolstenholme, and drummer Dominic Howard, a trio of friends who began playing music together in their hometown of Teignmouth, Devon; they […]

Simulation Theory (Deluxe) – Muse



When Steve Aoki first envisioned the Neon Future concept back in 2013, he saw it as a meeting point for his fascinations with music, technology, sci-fi, and graphic novels. While author and inventor Ray Kurzweil popped up on Neon Future I and Bill Nye appears on this third installment, pontificating […]

Neon Future III – Steve Aoki


“Coming from my first album, I still didn’t feel accepted by Nashville,” rising country star Kane Brown told Apple Music shortly before the release of his second LP, Experiment. “So, for this album, it was like a second chance.” In a genre sometimes criticized as conservative, Brown stood out from […]

Experiment – Kane Brown



Rising from the Nevada desert in the late 2000s, rock outfit Imagine Dragons quickly became one of the most popular American bands of the 2010s with their blend of arena rock energy and catchy pop choruses. Winning their first Grammy Award in 2014 for the hit single “Radioactive” from their […]

Origins (Deluxe) – Imagine Dragons


Akin to the Darkness in their unabashedly over the top, retro-fetishist, classic rock style, English rockers the Struts burst onto an unsuspecting public with big dreams and loud mouths to match. The band was the brainchild of singer Luke Spiller, the child of strict Christian parents, who had dreamed of […]

YOUNG & DANGEROUS – The Struts



A five-person a cappella group originally from Arlington, Texas, Pentatonix first found a national spotlight by winning the third season of NBC’s The Sing-Off in 2011. With a decidedly contemporary spin on the format and unique strengths at each position in their lineup, they followed the appearance with a string […]

Christmas Is Here! – Pentatonix


Few rock singers of the alternative era were as original or as instantly unforgettable as Thom Yorke, and his band, Radiohead, became one of the biggest acts of the 1990s and 2000s for their challenging and unpredictable music. Early on, Yorke rarely worked outside the band, but he steadily collaborated […]

Suspiria (Music for the Luca Guadagnino Film) – Thom Yorke



Three years after meeting at a Madeon concert, the electronic pop production duo Louis the Child would open one of his shows. The Chicago-area pair — born Robert “Robby” David Hauldren and Frederic “Freddy” Judson Kennett — went to the same high school and had their own respective projects, but […]

Kids At Play – EP – Louis The Child


South Korean pop singer BoA rose to prominence in the 2000s with her dominance in both the K-pop and J-pop markets. Often recording multiple versions of her songs in Korean, Japanese, and English, BoA also won fans in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore. As a teen pop phenomenon who […]

WOMAN – The 9th Album – BoA



An international pop star — despite label problems that halted her career’s momentum several times — Sweden’s Robyn blends the gritty sound of American R&B with the sunny pop of her homeland. Robyn’s first global hit was 1997’s Do You Know (What It Takes), which hit the Top Ten around […]

Honey – Robyn


Singer/songwriter Sam Beam, who rose to prominence with a blend of whispered vocals and softly homespun indie folk, chose the moniker Iron & Wine after coming across a dietary supplement named “Beef Iron & Wine” while working on a film. Raised in South Carolina, Beam received his bachelor’s degree in […]

Weed Garden – EP – Iron & Wine



Alex O’Neill, aka Ayokay, is a Los Angeles-based DJ/producer known for his effusive pop, hip-hop, and R&B-influenced EDM. A native of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, Ayokay first began making music in his senior year of high school, collaborating with longtime friend Mike Temrowski, aka Quinn XCII. The duo continued to develop […]

In the Shape of a Dream – ayokay


WSTR had a swift rise as part of the burgeoning U.K. pop-punk scene that saw them signed to independent American label No Sleep Records before they’d even played their first show. Hailing from Liverpool, the band, made up of Sammy Clifford on vocals, Alex Tobijanski on bass, and Kieren Alder […]

Identity Crisis – WSTR



With his laid-back vocal delivery and earthy acoustic songwriting, Amos Lee draws inspiration from soul music, contemporary jazz, and ’70s folk artists like James Taylor. The Philadelphia native first became serious about performing while attending the University of South Carolina during the mid-’90s. After graduating with a degree in English, […]

My New Moon – Amos Lee


Jack Tatum, formerly of Jack and the Whale and Facepaint, began making his shimmery, synth-washed indie pop recordings under the name Wild Nothing in the summer of 2009. Emerging at a time when a handful of C-86-esque groups (e.g. Crystal Stilts, the Pains of Being Pure at Heart) were in […]

Indigo – Wild Nothing



Passenger, the working name of singer/songwriter Mike Rosenberg, makes intimate, folk-inflected indie pop. Originally a four-piece, Passenger formed in Brighton, England, as a collaboration between singer/songwriter Rosenberg and composer Andrew Phillips. Working out of Phillips’ studio, the duo recorded the songs that would become Wicked Man’s Rest, Passenger’s debut album. […]

Runaway (Deluxe) – Passenger


Originally formed at Redding, California’s Bethel Church, Jesus Culture is an internationally operating, Christian revivalist youth outreach ministry that utilizes the power of music to spread its message. Led by youth worship leader and pastor Kim Walker-Smith, the Jesus Culture Band, which releases albums through the ministry’s own record label, […]

Living with a Fire (Live) – Jesus Culture



Formed by ex-Jerkwater and Traitors drummer Matt Skiba (vocals/guitar), former 88 Fingers Louie percussionist Glenn Porter, and Rob Doran (bass/vocals), Alkaline Trio was brought together in 1997 by heartbreak, angst, and the companionship of drinking. The original lineup issued a short EP, For Your Lungs Only, just prior to Doran’s […]

Is This Thing Cursed? – Alkaline Trio


A teenage dream for the 21st century, Why Don’t We is a vocal harmony group comprised of social media stars from across America. Jack Avery, Corbyn Besson, Zach Herron, Jonah Marais, and Daniel Seavey all came from different places in the U.S., but they each gained some measure of social […]

8 Letters – Why Don’t We



There was no bigger star in Latin music in the first part of the 21st century than Enrique Iglesias. He scored his first number one on Billboard’s Latin charts in 1995, but he soared to crossover stardom at the dawn of the new millennium thanks to the crossover hits “Bailamos” […]

MOVE TO MIAMI (The Remixes) [feat. Pitbull] – Enrique Iglesias


Fusing confessional lyrics with music that walks a tightrope between accessible pop and dour, emotionally forceful rock, Meg Myers is a singer and songwriter based in Nashville. She made her Billboard 200 debut in 2015 with her first album, Sorry. Myers was born in 1987 in Nashville, Tennessee and raised […]

Take Me to the Disco – Meg Myers



U.K. punk band Trash Boat hail from Saint Albans, England. Playing emotive and raw blasts in the vein of Knuckle Puck, the Story So Far, and Roam, the quintet were formed in 2014 by expressive frontman Tobi Duncan, guitarists Dann Bostock and Ryan Hyslop, bassist James Grayson, and drummer Oakley […]

Crown Shyness – Trash Boat


After Nickel Creek disbanded in 2007, mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile assembled an all-star quintet called Punch Brothers (the name comes from the Mark Twain short story Punch, Brothers, Punch!) with guitarist Chris Eldridge, formerly of the Infamous Stringdusters; bassist Greg Garrison, who has played with Ron Miles and Leftover Salmon; […]

All Ashore – Punch Brothers



Mason Ramsey became a viral sensation in the early months of 2018 when video footage of the 11-year-old singing Hank Williams’ “Lovesick Blues” spread like wildfire. Dubbed the “Walmart yodeling kid” due to how the video captured him performing in the store, Ramsey soon appeared on country stages and TV […]

The Famous – EP – Mason Ramsey


Calibre 50, from Mazatlan, Sinaloa, are a charting, award-winning quartet founded in 2010 by Eden Muñoz (vocals, accordion), Armando Ramos (guitars, vocals), Martín López (tuba), and Augusto (drums). Their provocative name (“armor-piercing bullet”) was chosen as a symbol for their music, which they hoped would penetrate geographical lines from Mexico […]

Mitad y Mitad – Calibre 50



Part of the explosion of Dutch EDM DJs who emerged during the 2012-2013 season, Martijn Garritsen (better known as Martin Garrix), kicked off his career in a high-profile way, first landing on the dance charts with his 2012 remix of Christina Aguilera’s “Your Body.” The then-16-year-old DJ spent 2012 remixing […]

Ocean (feat. Khalid) [Remixes, Vol. 1] – Martin Garrix


Australian-born pop singer Betty Who makes vivacious yet bittersweet music that calls to mind divas such as Whitney Houston, Robyn, and Katy Perry. Born Jessica Anne Newham in Sydney, she began playing cello, piano, and guitar as a child, and moved to America with her parents when she was a […]

Betty, Pt. 1 – EP – Betty Who



Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native Steve Moakler, a thoughtful, country-tinged songwriter and singer, moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 2006, honing his craft in a town where the best of the best go to do the same thing. Thoughtful and prolific, Moakler, after a series of odd jobs and countless local performances, placed […]

Born Ready – Steve Moakler


A songwriter and performer of bluesy contemporary Christian rock, Chris McClarney had an itinerant childhood due to the work of his youth pastor father until they settled down in Nashville around his early teens. After taking piano lessons, leading small worship groups, and engaging in songwriting in the context of […]

Breakthrough – Chris McClarney



A Christian rapper with a distinctive flow that’s laid-back but committed, Nobigdyl got his big break when his boss fired him for being better at his sideline than his main gig. Nobigdyl was born Dylan Phillips on November 23, 1991 in Hayward, California (not far from Oakland in the San […]

SOLAR – nobigdyl.


Under the moniker SOPHIE, the reclusive musician Sophie Long made a huge, fizzy splash on the underground dance-pop scene during the mid-2010s with a series of singles that contorted elements of giddy Eurodance, Japanese, and Korean pop, and experimental sound design into blindingly neon-colored pop-art gems. Often associated with the […]

OIL OF EVERY PEARL’S UN-INSIDES – SOPHIE



American rock band Mayday Parade made their debut in the mid-aughts with a passionate emo-punk sound similar to contemporaries like Yellowcard, Plain White T’s, and All Time Low, later incorporating a harder rock edge to flesh out their punchy roots. The outfit arose from the merger of two popular Tallahassee […]

Sunnyland – Mayday Parade